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If you have a bowl of apples and you eat the best ones first, then you have only the best ones left.
Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn't go away.
Education is a better safeguard of liberty than a standing army.
In politics, merit is rewarded by the possessor being raised, like a target, to a position to be fired at.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
Hell, there are no rules here -- we're trying to accomplish something.
Don't worry about people stealing your ideas. If your ideas are any good, you'll have to ram them down people's throats.
Nobody realizes that some people expend tremendous energy merely to be normal.
If we fight a war and win it with H-bombs, what history will remember is not the ideals we were fighting for but the methods we used to accomplish them. These methods will be compared to the warfare of Genghis Khan who ruthlessly killed every last inhabitant of Persia.
Always read stuff that will make you look good if you die in the middle of it.